Crime

Memphis shootings: At least 9 injured, 1 dead in weekend violence

Police are investigating multiple weekend shootings that injured at least nine and left two people dead.

Police search for suspects in gas station burglary

2 pedestrians in critical condition after hit and run crash, according to police

4 shot, 1 dead after Southwest Memphis shooting, MPD says

Police: Car crashes into pole, 1 child critically injured

Silver Alert issued for missing Hinds Co. man with medical condition

Man indicted in fatal drive-by shooting

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Accused DUI driver arrested on probation violation

Police: Car crash leads to one person hit by car, critically injured

  Rapper charged in connection with dozens of arrests after shooting on I-55 in North Mississippi

Pastor calls Memphis the ‘Wild West’ of crime

$500,000 bond set for mother accused of trying to kill herself, child

Marshals offering cash reward for help catching Covington murder suspect

  Rapper Big Boogie & caravan of 20+ friends arrested following Mississippi shooting

Big Boogie was in a caravan headed to Biloxi for a concert at club Zodiac.

Grandmother crashes into home with grandchildren inside

A Louisiana woman faces charges after causing “extensive damage” by crashing a rental car to a rental home on Larkspur Lane in Mountain Home with her grandchildren inside.

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  Memphis rapper Big Boogie & friends arrested after Senatobia shootout

Memphis rapper Big Boogie and his entourage were headed to a Spring Break concert at LP’s Ballpark in Biloxi when they allegedly fired shots on the interstate.

Former JPS teacher to spend 10 years behind bars, must register as a sex offender

FBI looking for victims of truck drivers accused of kidnapping women, holding them for ransom

Police: Driver tries hitting officers to escape arrest, another officer sent to hospital

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3 arrested in connection to 21 car break-ins in Southaven

  Shooting on Wolf River Greenway an apparent suicide, investigators say

  Man accused of shooting, killing 4-year-old arrested

Police say Terrell Woods opened fire after arguing with a man in the same car as the boy Saturday.

Police: 18-year-old shot while driving on Arkansas highway

Officers responded to reports of a vehicle crash but were unaware of the shooting.

  MPD looking for suspects involved in triple shooting

Police say suspects in a white Dodge Charger and a silver Jeep each fired into a Nissan Altima.

Murder suspect accused of backing over mother with car

A Trumann woman faces a second-degree murder charge after police say she backed over her mother with a car.

  Search continues for man suspected of murdering 4-year-old boy

Memphis Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man suspected of murdering a 4-year-old child.

MPD: Man dead after overnight shooting on Railton Rd.

Memphis Police Department says officers are investigating an overnight shooting that killed a man.

Man arrested on robbery charges, tells police he was on crystal meth

A man is behind bars after he went on a robbery spree committing three robberies in one day, according to an affidavit.

Memphis officer on leave after hitting drivers on ATVs fleeing police

According to the police department, officers were called to a neighborhood near Lamar and I-240 where they found 10 to 15 ATVs driving recklessly.

Half a dozen guns stolen in recent Shelby County car break-ins

According to the sheriff’s office, there have been 35 thefts reported from vehicles in the past two weeks, and about half a dozen firearms were stolen in the process.

  Gunshots damage new Beale Street hotel, hit vehicle stopped at light in downtown Memphis

Bullets did, however, hit a vehicle stopped at Front and Beale and damaged several rooms at a brand new hotel on Beale Street, according to police.

SCSO: Suspect fires several shots at FedEx truck driver

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says a man is wanted in connection to an aggravated assault in southeast Shelby County involving a FedEx driver.

  Police identify suspect wanted in deadly shooting of 4-year-old

Investigators with the Memphis Police Department have identified the man they say is responsible for the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy Saturday afternoon.

  POLICE: 4-year-old dies after being shot inside vehicle

The child was in a car with several men when a shot was fired from inside the car striking the child, police reports stated.

Woman in critical condition after Midtown shooting, MPD says

A woman was shot in the leg and rushed to Regional One Hospital in critical condition.

  Angry customer opens fire at Memphis Burger King

Police say a customer at an east Memphis Burger King opened fire after getting angry over the drive-thru wait time.

Suspect arrested after deadly birthday party shooting

Witnesses told police the suspect became very hostile and began throwing liquor bottles at the women.

Bartlett Police arrest man threatening Walmart customers with weapon

Bartlett Police say a man walked into Walmart Thursday night threatening customers with a knife.

  Families outraged after driver convicted in deadly DUI crash arrested again

Their sons, both 19-years-old at the time, were riding with then 20-year-old Jason Tyler Dancy when he flipped his car multiple times crashing into a tree.

  South Nashville hotel evacuated; Memphis murder suspect found dead after firing shots

Michael Lynn Tucker is on TBI's “Most Wanted List” after five people were shot in North Memphis.

Memphis man indicted in arson, homicide case

Investigators said there had been an ongoing issue between the men.

MPD: Shots fired on I-55

The suspect followed him onto I-55 and Brooks and began shooting at him.

  Community activist DeVante Hill arrested on diversion charge stemming from 2016 arrest

A Memphis pastor and activist is behind bars in connection to a diversion charge stemming from an arrest over four years ago.

  3 teens indicted in fatal Northaven shooting

Three teens have been indicted for shooting into a passing car and killing a 21-year-old man in June of 2020.

SCSO concerned with increased road rage accidents

The suspect told police she was driving on Stateline Road when a white four-door BMW sedan entered the roadway nearly causing a crash.

POLICE: Mechanic shop owner killed, suspects on the run

The owner of Best Deal Automotive was shot and killed after an attempted store break-in.

  Police: Memphis woman admits to fatally shooting boyfriend

Memphis Police say a woman has admitted to killing her boyfriend, after first telling officers he died in a suicide!

  Man wanted for kidnapping, aggravated assault in Mississippi

The Panola County Sheriff’s Office says Antonio Carter also assaulted the victim and is wanted for a parole violation.

Man charged with elder abuse, accused of stealing $356K from his mother

A 43-year-old man who is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his mother is now facing charges of elder abuse.

1 detained following shooting in Binghampton

Memphis Police Department says the victim is in stable condition.

Bartlett crash causing delayed traffic, power outages

Northbound traffic on Bartlett Blvd has been stopped, according to Bartlett Police.

MPD: Man accused of filing false kidnapping, robbery reports

According to officials, he submitted the police report to hide the real reason he abandoned his car.

  Man accused in triple homicide now on TBI’s Most Wanted list

A suspect in a triple homicide that also injured two other people is now on the TBI’s most wanted list.

Dyersburg Police say suspect threatened 4-year-old with a gun

Dyersburg Police Department says a 25-year-old man threatened to shoot a 4-year-old child in the face Monday afternoon and is now behind bars.

  Feds join MPD in search for ‘extremely dangerous’ triple murder suspect

Three people were killed and two were injured in the shooting.

1 killed in shooting near S. Third St., police say

Shots were fired at S. Third and Brooks, according to MPD.

  Caught on camera: 4 arrested following high-speed chase in DeSoto County

A police chase that spanned multiple counties in Mississippi came to a crashing end in DeSoto County and it was all caught on camera.

1 dead in Saturday night shooting, no arrests made

Memphis Police Department is investigating yet another homicide after a Saturday night shooting, resulting in the death of one man.

  Family of 5-year-old killed in hit-and-run hosts candlelight vigil

There were balloons bearing the 5-year-old’s favorite superhero and even more balloons to let him know he was loved and special.

  Loved ones of 5-year-old hit and killed speak out

Police say 23-year-old Ebony Taylor is charged with leaving the scene of a deadly crash, driving without a license and no insurance.

MPD: Second suspect in 2020 robbery, homicide arrested

Memphis Police said two suspects have been charged in connection to a robbery turned homicide that happened in 2020.

  Woman arrested, charged with deadly hit-and-run involving 5-year-old

Ebony Taylor is charged with leaving the scene of a deadly crash, driving without a license and no insurance.

N.C. mother accused of beating child with belt, homemade paddle

Columbus County investigators say a tornado drill at a local elementary school helped reveal alleged child abuse.

  Caught on camera: Group of thieves armed with weapons break into vehicle

Just before the storm hit Thursday, a group of thieves decided to go for an early morning stroll in an East Memphis neighborhood.

Child dies after hit-and-run crash in South Memphis

Memphis Police say the child was rushed to the hospital in critical condition where he/she later died.

3 shot, 2 in critical condition after North Memphis shootings, police say

Three people were struck during a shooting Thursday evening, according to Memphis Police.

TBI searching for shooting suspect with possible ties to Shelby County robberies

According to police, the suspect committed crimes from Jackson to Shelby County.

Police: Victim dies in hospital following early morning shooting

Memphis police say a man was shot and killed early Thursday morning near Parkway Village.

Memphis man charged with First Degree Murder in 2020 robbery, homicide

The investigation determined Wilkins’ phone number was the same number that last made contact with Alexander.

  4 arrested after police received tip on spring break drag racing event

Four men are facing charges after police say they were busted for drag racing on the streets of Memphis.

  Man indicted for fatal shooting of 8-year-old girl

Cedric Conley was indicted for first-degree murder and multiple counts of attempted murder.

  Memphis police director calls Operation Winter Freeze II ‘big success’ after hundreds of arrests, guns and drugs seized

Memphis Police Director Mike Rallings announced the results of a recent crackdown on violent crime, calling it a “big success” after officers made hundreds of arrests and seized various guns and drugs.

Convicted felon pleads guilty to gun possession on U of M campus

A convicted felon has pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a weapon on the University of Memphis campus.

  MPD: Shots fired near Kirby High School

Gunfire outside on the street near Kirby High School brought police out in force Monday evening.

  MPD officer struck by suspected drunk driver laid to rest

Officer Nicholas Blow died earlier this month after being hit by a suspected drunk driver while leaving the Raines Street Precinct.

Man indicted in shooting death of girlfriend’s helper

A South Memphis man has been indicted in the shooting death of a man who stopped to assist the suspect’s girlfriend with vehicle troubles.

Curtis Flowers married Saturday in invitation-only Grenada wedding

Flowers married Marlena Wright Saturday afternoon in Grenada at an invitation-only wedding and reception.

Woman accused of dragging boyfriend with car, shooting him in head

Police responded to OYO Townhouse on Shelby Oaks Drive around 2 p.m. Sunday where they found the victim lying in the parking lot with what appeared to be a gunshot to his jaw and severe bleeding.

Man in critical condition after Frayser shooting, police say

MPD said the shooting happened at a home in the 1400 block of Greendale.